Emotional Changes During Pregnancy
Though it can be one of the happiest times in your life, being pregnant can also bring on a lot hormonal and emotional changes. It's very common for women to experience loneliness, fear, stress and even symptoms of depression. The American Pregnancy Association provides research and counseling resources for women suffering from emotional changes and depression symptoms during pregnancy.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides a thorough guide for expectant mothers considering adoption. Free downloads are available detailing everything from the adoption process, legal concerns, open and closed adoption details and emotional issues after adoption.
Dealing with Pregnancy Loss
Pregnancy loss is an extremely difficult time. Womenshealth.gov provides medical answers and coping resources for mothers who have experienced pregnancy loss.
March of Dimes provides expectant mothers with an in-depth guide to pregnancy complications, from common symptoms to treatment options.
Doing it Alone - Single Parenting
Being a single parent can bring up a lot of questions and concerns, from early stages of pregnancy all the way to parenting. But there is no reason to feel alone. The American Pregnancy Association offers advice and counseling services for single mothers.
Having a baby can raise many financial concerns. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides a list of each state's welfare department where expectant and new mothers can get monetary assistance for the care of their children.
Help with Prenatal Care
The health of your baby starts from conception. It is important to get the proper testing and prenatal care throughout the pregnancy. The Health Resources and Services Administration provides information on low-cost health care and services in your area.